About us | Our capabilities

Our team have the business skills to help you succeed.

 
problem solving

Business Analysis—Business problem solving

At the heart of everything we do is a desire to solve problems for small business owners.

"Business Analysis", means just that: working out what isn't working right and finding a way to fix it.

Read how business analysis benefits small businesses

Process improvement

Improve the performance of your business—and get more time at home—by redesigning the way that you work, using smart computer systems and stress-free automated processes.

Find out what is holding you back.

six sigma

We use tools from Lean and Six Sigma (that we've adapted for small businesses) to find and correct problems in your processes.

Read about our process improvement service
business process improvement
business process mapping

Process mapping

Often the first step to successfully scaling a business, is to capture all the information held in peoples' heads. This can then be used to train new staff.

We're good at getting that information in to a logical and easy-to-understand format.

BPMN

We use standard language and simple symbols such as Business Process Model and Notation™ (BPMN™) to record the details of your processes.

Read why small businesses need process maps

Software selection

Choose the right tools for your business.

Choosing the right software for your business can be very time-consuming and stressful.

We have experience of specifying and selecting systems for all sorts of businesses.

Read our guide to choosing software
cloud apps
software automation

Software automation

Make your business processes flow smoothly.

Automation can eliminate mundane steps in each process to allow your teams to concentrate on the areas where they can add value.

Automate labour intensive tasks, such as data entry and re-keying.

Automate emailsletters, text messages, tweets and even phone calls to your customers.

Automate the software you already have:

Xero
Xero
Sage Accounts
Sage Accounts
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat
Salesforce
Salesforce
Google Chrome
Google Chrome
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word
Windows Server
Windows Server

Integration—making your systems talk to each other

Connect your apps. Automate your business.

Feed data from one system to another to save time and eliminate errors. Automatically update your accounts with data from your stock system, for example.

Or capture information from external sources, such as Royal Mail® or Companies House to speed up customer on-boarding.

We use low-cost, cloud-based tools to synchronise information between apps:

Zapier
Zapier
Integromat
Integromat
PieSync
PieSync
system integration
business intelligence

Reporting. Know where you are.

Gain new insights with crystal clear reporting.

Keep your finger on the pulse of your business processes with real-time reporting and constantly updated online dashboards.

Find the details you need quickly with custom reports designed for your board meetings.

Xero
Xero
Sage Accounts
Sage Accounts
SAP Crystal Reports
SAP Crystal Reports
Microsoft Power BI
Microsoft Power BI
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word

Business and project planning

Planning to retire? Planning a big purchase? Planning a new businessa new service, a new office?

We'll crunch the numbers for you, and make sure you haven't forgotten anything.

Read about our project planning service
project planning
project management

Project Management

Do you already have an ongoing project that you're working on?

Do you really have the time it needs to see it through? Are deadlines slipping?

Let a professional project manager deal with it.

We use the PRINCE2® project management methodology, tailored for small businesses.

Read about our project management service

Internal Audit

For larger businesses that want or need an Internal Audit or compliance monitoring function, we can set up, plan and deliver a system of regular audits.

All work is supervised by an experienced Certified Internal Auditor.

CIA

Terry Hopper, is a Certified Internal Auditor and member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors.

Read about our internal audit service
internal audit
business management

Business management—hiring and motivating teams.

Our team have worked in businesses large and small. In senior positions and junior positions.

Take advantage of our experience.

Accounting

Our founder, Terry, is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

This background in accountancy is invaluable when preparing business cases, business plans, financial models and when improving finance processes.

ACCA

Terry Hopper, is a Chartered Certified Accountant and Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

accounting
business process management

Business process management—orchestrating and monitoring business processes.

Our team have worked on a number of larger projects using some of the best business process management (BPM) software available.

Kofax TotalAgility
Kofax TotalAgility
Bizagi Engine
Bizagi Engine
K2 blackpearl
K2 blackpearl

So, are you wrestling with the workload of your small business?

Reserve a free, confidential consultation to discuss the problems you face in your business—and potential solutions.

Are you a owner or manager looking to make your business work smarter?

Do you have trouble with the volume of work required to keep your business going—and want to achieve more with your valuable time?

Reserve a free, confidential consultation to discuss the problems you face in your business—and potential solutions.

Yes, that's up to 45 minutes completely free—with no strings attached. Reserve your place now!

After our consultation, you will…

  • Know what technologies may save you time and frustration.
  • Have a clear idea what you can do to develop your business.
  • Know whether we can help you achieve your objectives!

Disclaimer

 

References to other companies and their products use trademarks owned by the respective companies and are for reference purposes only.

Certified Internal Auditor and CIA are registered trademarks of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.

Business Process Modelling and Notation, and BPMN are trademarks of Object Management Group, Inc.

PRINCE2® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved

Adobe and Acrobat are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Bizagi is either a registered trademark or trademark of Bizagi Lmtd.

Google and Chrome are registered trademarks of Google Inc.

Integromat® is a registered trademark.

K2 and K2 blackpearl are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sourcecode Technology Holdings, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Kofax and Kofax TotalAgility are trademarks or registered trademarks of Kofax Limited in the United States and other countries.

Microsoft, Excel, SQL Server and Power BI are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Microsoft, SQL Server, Access, Excel, Outlook and Windows Server are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

SAP and Crystal Reports are the trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP SE in Germany and in several other countries.

Sage and other Sage logos and brands are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Sage (UK) Limited, or its holding company, The Sage Group PLC.

Salesforce is a trademark of Salesforce.com, inc.

Xero is a trademark of Xero Limited.